Lorraine Heath’s Backlist to be Published…

Lorraine Heath’s early novels that are no longer available in paperback are being released in digital format in November. The titles being re-released are Sweet Lullaby, Parting Gifts, Always to Remember, Texas Destiny, Texas Glory and Texas Splendor.

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Interviews:

Gwen Cready, author of Aching for Always, at Romantic Crush Junkies.

Amanda Ashby, author of You Had Me at Halo, at Late Bloomers Online.

Catherine Banks, author of Song of the Moon, at Cry Havoc! Reviews.

Tiffany Clare, author of The Surrender of a Lady, at MacLean Space.

Yvonne Navarro, author of Highborn, at Dark Faerie Tales.

Elizabeth Rudnick, author of Tweet Heart, at The Bookologist.

Denise Jordan, author of Losing Faith, at Teen Fiction Cafe.

Donna Grant, author of Wicked Highlander, at Romance Divas.

Lydia Dare, author of The Taming of the Wolf, at Yankee Romance Reviewers.

Jeaniene Frost, author of Halfway to the Grave, at The Bibliophilic Book Blog.

Ben H. Winters, author of Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, at Austen Authors.

Erin McCahan, author of I Now Pronounce You Someone Else, at Eating YA Books.

Sophie Littlefield, author of Banished, at Dark Faerie Tales.

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Giveaways:

Pamela Palmer is giving away two signed copies of her Jewels of Time series, contest ends Oct. 30th.

Samantha James is giving away a signed copy of her The Truest Heart, contest ends Oct. 30th.

Kathryn Caskie is giving away a signed copy of To Sin with a Stranger and The Most Wicked of Sins, contest ends Nov. 28th.

Toni Blake is giving away signed copy of her Sugar Creek and a mug and tote, contest ends Oct. 31st.

Anna Campbell is giving away a large number of signed books including her My Reckless Surrender, contest ends Nov. 30th.

In the Hammock is giving away a copy of Lauren Willig’s The Mischief of the Mistletoe and a holiday ornament, contest ends Nov. 5th.

Confessions of  a Bookaholic is giving away a copy of Linda Joy Singleton’s Magician’s Muse, contest ends Oct. 31st and an ebook copy of Lauren Hammond’s Love Sucks, contest ends Nov. 10th, Open Internationally.

Reviews by Martha’s Bookshelf is giving away a copy of Jill Mansell’s Take a Chance on Me, contest ends Nov. 12th.

Fiction Vixen is giving away a copy of Evangeline Collins’ Seven Nights to Forever, contest ends Nov. 6th.

Read My Mind is giving away a copy of Amanda Marrone’s Slayed, contest ends Nov. 4th.

Good Choice Reading is giving away a copy of Andrea Cremer’s Nightshade, contest ends Nov. 4th.

The Story Siren is giving away a signed copy of Samantha Schutz’s You Are Not Here, contest Nov. 12th.

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Simon & Schuster has several signed copies of Stephen Kings’s new book Full Dark, No Stars they are giving away here.


Upcoming YA Releases

To go along with the theme of all things YA this month, I thought I would give you a peek at some great books that are going to be released in the next couple of months in the YA genre.  Some of the books Novel Reaction will be reviewing for sure and some I am hoping to review/read.  Let me know if there are any great books out there I should add to this list.  Also, check out the New Releases page where I will keep adding books as I become aware of them.

From the publishers:

A Robin Hood -esque heroine stars in this historical masterpiece

In 1794 England, the beautiful Sovay dons a man’s cloak and holds up stagecoaches in broad daylight. Posing as a highway robber began as a lark to test a suitor’s devotion. But when she lifts the wallet of one of England’s most dangerous men, Sovay begins to unravel a web of deceit and duplicity. Acclaimed author Celia Rees’ talent for romance and intrigue are sure to thrill a paperback audience.

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A sequel to the smash hit paranormal NEED that had teens everywhere thinking about pixies in a whole new way…

Zara and her friends knew they hadn’t solved the pixie problem for good. Far from it. The king’s needs grow deeper every day he’s stuck in captivity, while his control over his people gets weaker. It’s made him vulnerable. And now there’s a new king in town.

A turf war is imminent, since the new pixie king, Astley, is moving in quickly. Nick nearly killed him in the woods on day one, but Zara came to his rescue. Astley swears that he and Zara are destined to be together, that he’s one of the good guys. Nick isn’t buying it, though Zara isn’t as sure — despite herself, she wants to trust the new king. But it’s a lot more than her relationship with Nick that is at stake. It’s her life — and his.

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A tale of heart-stopping love, death, amnesia . . . and dangerous creatures

The only thing Avery Hood can remember about the night her parents died is that she saw silver—deadly silver, moving inhumanly fast. As much as she wants to remember who killed them, she can’t, and there’s nothing left to do but try to piece her life back together. Then Avery meets the new boy in school—Ben, mysterious and beautiful, with whom she feels a connection like nothing she’s ever experienced. When Ben reveals he’s a werewolf, Avery still trusts him—at first. Then she sees that sometimes his eyes flash inhuman silver. And she learns that she’s not the only one who can’t remember the night her parents died.Part murder mystery, part grief narrative, and part heart-stopping, headlong romance, Low Red Moon is a must-read for teen paranormal fans. As breathless as Twilight and as spooky as Shiver, this is a book to be devoured in one sitting—by an acclaimed YA author making her paranormal debut under the pseudonym Ivy Devlin.

(Okay, the cover looks awesome in person but this was the only digital version I could find.)

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A gorgeously-written fantasy about the friendship between a princess and her pegasus

Because of a thousand-year-old alliance between humans and pegasi, Princess Sylviianel is ceremonially bound to Ebon, her own pegasus, on her twelfth birthday. The two species coexist peacefully, despite the language barriers separating them. Humans and pegasi both rely on specially-trained Speaker magicians as the only means of real communication.

But it’s different for Sylvi and Ebon. They can understand each other. They quickly grow close—so close that their bond becomes a threat to the status quo—and possibly to the future safety of their two nations.

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Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she’s his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they’re all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for “bad kids.” What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea; except that everything seems very wrong. Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, and her vivid nightmares reveal that he’s in terrible danger. Now her boyfriend doesn’t recognize her, and when a freak storm and strange creatures attack during a school field trip, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood. What is going on? Leo has a way with tools. His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is filled with them. Seriously, the place beats Wilderness School hands down, with its weapons training, monsters, and fine-looking girls. What’s troubling is the curse everyone keeps talking about, and that a camper’s gone missing. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist they are all,including Leo, related to a god.

Rick Riordan, the best-selling author of the Percy Jackson series, pumps up the action and suspense in The Lost Hero, the first book in The Heroes of Olympus series. Fans of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests will be left breathless–and panting for Book Two.